Alex Thomson arrives at The Cape of Sorrows

Cape Town, South Africa provides the final safe haven for stricken solo racers to retire to, restore their mental equilibrium, and to reflect on what should have been

Datchet Flyer opens the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series this weekend

The Datchet Flyer, opening round of the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series, has attracted a record entry of 122 boats for this weekend, 6 and 7 December

Datchet Flyer opens the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series this weekend

The Datchet Flyer, opening round of the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series, has attracted a record entry of 122 boats for this weekend, 6 and 7 December

America’s Cup teams focus on mark rounding ahead of Official Practice

The first competitive meeting of the AC75 class will take place on Thursday 17 December, but before then they have an Official Practice regatta

Vendee Globe – The race continues with Dalin passed Cape of Good Hope

While Jean Le Cam carried out the rescue of Kevin Escoffier (PRB), Charlie Dalin (Apivia) passed the longitude of Cape of Good Hope on Monday at 23:11 after 22d 09h 51′

Vendee Globe – Escoffier rescued after boat breaks in two

At 01:18hrs UTC Tuesday 1 December, the PRB Team was informed that their Vendée Globe race skipper Kevin Escoffier had been rescued by fellow Vendée Globe competitor Jean Le Cam (Yes We Cam!)

Vendee Globe – Contact lost with Escoffier after yacht sinks

Update at 23:15 hrs Monday – The search continues for Vendee Globe race competitor Kevin Escoffier , following the triggering of his distress beacon at 13:46hrs Monday 30 November

Vendee Globe – Escoffier (PRB) takes to Liferaft – Update

Kevin Escoffier on PRB, in third place in the Vendée Globe, triggered his distress beacon at 13:46 hrs (UTC) . . . Video and chart positions here . . .